Majed A. Refaai, M.D.

Majed A. Refaai, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 608
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 276-3927
Fax: (585) 273-3003

Journal Articles

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2014 Jun
Spinelli SL, Lannan KL, Casey AE, Croasdell A, Curran TM, Henrichs KF, Pollock SJ, Milne GA, Refaai MA, Francis CW, Phipps RP, Blumberg N. "Isoprostane and isofuran lipid mediators accumulate in stored red blood cells and influence platelet function in vitro." Transfusion.. 2014 Jun; 54(6):1569-79. Epub 2013 Nov 05.
2013 Sep 10
Sarode R, Milling TJ, Refaai MA, Mangione A, Schneider A, Durn BL, Goldstein JN. "Efficacy and safety of a 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate in patients on vitamin K antagonists presenting with major bleeding: a randomized, plasma-controlled, phase IIIb study." Circulation.. 2013 Sep 10; 128(11):1234-43. Epub 2013 Aug 09.
2013 Jun
Zantek ND, Hsu P, Refaai MA, Ledford-Kraemer M, Meijer P, Van Cott EM. "Factor VII assay performance: an analysis of the North American Specialized Coagulation Laboratory Association proficiency testing results." International journal of laboratory hematology. 2013 Jun; 35(3):314-21.
2013 Mar
Refaai MA, Blumberg N. "The transfusion dilemma--weighing the known and newly proposed risks of blood transfusions against the uncertain benefits." Best practice & research. Clinical anaesthesiology. 2013 Mar; 27(1):17-35.
2013 Feb
Refaai MA, Carter J, Henrichs KF, Davidson DC, Pollock SJ, Casey AE, Spinelli SL, Phipps RP, Francis CW, Blumberg N. "Alterations of platelet function and clot formation kinetics after in vitro exposure to anti-A and -B." Transfusion.. 2013 Feb; 53(2):382-93. Epub 2012 May 25.
2013
Refaai MA, Blumberg N. "Transfusion immunomodulation from a clinical perspective: an update." Expert review of hematology. 2013 6(6):653-63. Epub 2013 Oct 30.
2012 Mar
Henrichs KF, Howk N, Masel DS, Thayer M, Refaai MA, Kirkley SA, Heal JM, Blumberg N. "Providing ABO-identical platelets and cryoprecipitate to (almost) all patients: approach, logistics, and associated decreases in transfusion reaction and red blood cell alloimmunization incidence." Transfusion.. 2012 Mar; 52(3):635-40. Epub 2011 Sep 02.
2011 Jul
Refaai MA, Fialkow LB, Heal JM, Henrichs KF, Spinelli SL, Phipps RP, Masel E, Smith BH, Corsetti JP, Francis CW, Bankey PE, Blumberg N. "An association of ABO non-identical platelet and cryoprecipitate transfusions with altered red cell transfusion needs in surgical patients." Vox sanguinis. 2011 Jul; 101(1):55-60. Epub 2011 Mar 18.
2011 Apr
Refaai MA, Phipps RP, Spinelli SL, Blumberg N. "Platelet transfusions: impact on hemostasis, thrombosis, inflammation and clinical outcomes." Thrombosis research.. 2011 Apr; 127(4):287-91. Epub 2010 Nov 19.
2011 Jan 1
Refaai MA, Henrichs KF, Spinelli SL, Phipps RP, Masel E, Smith BH, Francis CW, Blumberg N. "Platelet Activation Following Exposure to Anti-ABO Antibodies-An In Vitro Study." US oncology & hematology.. 2011 Jan 1; 7(1):72-74.
2011
Sahler J, Grimshaw K, Spinelli SL, Refaai MA, Phipps RP, Blumberg N. "Platelet storage and transfusions: new concerns associated with an old therapy." Drug discovery today. Disease mechanisms. 2011 8(1-2):e9-e14. Epub 2011 Jul 20.
2010 Jun
Refaai MA, Chuang C, Menegus M, Blumberg N, Francis CW. "Outcomes after platelet transfusion in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia." Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH.. 2010 Jun; 8(6):1419-21. Epub 2010 Mar 19.
2010 Feb
Sarode R, Refaai MA, Matevosyan K, Burner JD, Hampton S, Rutherford C. "Prospective monitoring of plasma and platelet transfusions in a large teaching hospital results in significant cost reduction." Transfusion.. 2010 Feb; 50(2):487-92. Epub 2009 Oct 05.
2010
Refaai MA, Frenkel E, Sarode R. "Platelet aggregation responses vary over a period of time in healthy controls." Platelets. 2010 21(6):460-3.
2010
Blumberg N, Heal JM, Gettings KF, Phipps RP, Masel D, Refaai MA, Kirkley SA, Fialkow LB. "An association between decreased cardiopulmonary complications (transfusion-related acute lung injury and transfusion-associated circulatory overload) and implementation of universal leukoreduction of blood transfusions." Transfusion.. 2010 50(12):2738-44.
2009 Jun
Holland L, Warkentin TE, Refaai M, Crowther MA, Johnston MA, Sarode R. "Suboptimal effect of a three-factor prothrombin complex concentrate (Profilnine-SD) in correcting supratherapeutic international normalized ratio due to warfarin overdose." Transfusion.. 2009 Jun; 49(6):1171-7. Epub 2009 Feb 06.
2009 Feb
Alter D, Grenache DG, Bosler DS, Karcher RE, Nichols J, Rajadhyaksha A, Camelo-Piragua S, Rauch C, Huddleston BJ, Frank EL, Sluss PM, Lewandrowski K, Eichhorn JH, Hall JE, Rahman SS, McPherson RA, Kiechle FL, Hammett-Stabler C, Pierce KA, Kloehn EA, Thomas PA, Walts AE, Madan R, Schlesinger K, Nawgiri R, Bhutani M, Kanber Y, Abati A, Atkins KA, Farrar R, Gopez EV, Jhala D, Griffin S, Jhala K, Jhala N, Bentz JS, Emerson L, Chadwick BE, Barroeta JE, Baloch ZW, Collins BT, Middleton OL, Davis GG, Haden-Pinneri K, Chu AY, Keylock JB, Ramoso R, Thoene CA, Stewart D, Pierce A, Barry M, Aljinovic N, Gardner DL, Barry M, Shields LB, Arnold J, Stewart D, Martin EL, Rakow RJ, Paddock C, Zaki SR, Prahlow JA, Stewart D, Shields LB, Rolf CM, Falzon AL, Hudacki R, Mazzella FM, Bethel M, Zarrin-Khameh N, Gresik MV, Gill R, Karlon W, Etzell J, Deftos M, Karlon WJ, Etzell JE, Wang E, Lu CM, Manion E, Rosenthal N, Wang E, Lu CM, Tang P, Petric M, Schade AE, Hall GS, Oethinger M, Hall G, Picton AR, Hoang L, Imperial MR, Kibsey P, Waites K, Duffy L, Hall GS, Salangsang JA, Bravo LT, Oethinger MD, Veras E, Silva E, Vicens J, Silva E, Keylock J, Hempel J, Rushing E, Posligua LE, Deavers MT, Nash JW, Basturk O, Perle MA, Greco A, Lee P, Maru D, Weydert JA, Stevens TM, Brownlee NA, Kemper AE, Williams HJ, Oliverio BJ, Al-Agha OM, Eskue KL, Newlands SD, Eltorky MA, Puri PK, Royer MC, Rush WL, Tavora F, Galvin JR, Franks TJ, Carter JE, Kahn AG, Lozada Muñoz LR, Houghton D, Land KJ, Nester T, Gildea J, Lefkowitz J, Lacount RA, Thompson HW, Refaai MA, Quillen K, Lopez AO, Goldfinger D, Muram T, Thompson H. "Check Sample Abstracts." American journal of clinical pathology.. 2009 Feb; 131(2):286-299.
2009
Refaai MA, Cusick RM, Paranjape G, Sutor LJ. "Low CD34 collection from a healthy blood progenitor cell donor: a case report." Journal of clinical apheresis. 2009 24(6):262-4.
2008 Nov 24
Khorana AA, Francis CW, Blumberg N, Culakova E, Refaai MA, Lyman GH. "Blood transfusions, thrombosis, and mortality in hospitalized patients with cancer." Archives of internal medicine.. 2008 Nov 24; 168(21):2377-81.
2008 Jul
O'Keeffe T, Refaai M, Tchorz K, Forestner JE, Sarode R. "A massive transfusion protocol to decrease blood component use and costs." Archives of surgery.. 2008 Jul; 143(7):686-90; discussion 690-1.
2007 Nov
Refaai MA, Warkentin TE, Axelson M, Matevosyan K, Sarode R. "Delayed-onset heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, venous thromboembolism, and cerebral venous thrombosis: a consequence of heparin "flushes"." Thrombosis and haemostasis.. 2007 Nov; 98(5):1139-40.
2006 Jul
Refaai MA, Ahn C, Lu L, Wu K, Broze GJ. "Protein Z and ZPI levels and cardiovascular events." Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH.. 2006 Jul; 4(7):1628-9.
2006 Apr
Refaai MA, Wright RW, Parvin CA, Gronowski AM, Scott MG, Eby CS. "Ischemia-modified albumin increases after skeletal muscle ischemia during arthroscopic knee surgery." Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry. 2006 Apr; 366(1-2):264-8. Epub 2005 Dec 07.
2006
Refaai MA, Van Cott EM, Lukoszyk M, Hughes J, Eby CS. "Loss of factor VIII and von Willebrand factor activities during cold storage of whole blood is reversed by rewarming." Laboratory hematology : official publication of the International Society for Laboratory Hematology. 2006 12(2):99-102.
2005
Refaai MA, Lukoszyk M, Hughes J, Eby CS, Van Cott EM. "Cold-dependent loss of factor VIII von Willebrand factor activities in citrated whole blood is reversed by rewarming." American journal of clinical pathology.. 2005 124(6):972; author reply 973.
2003 Apr
Refaai MA, Van Cott EM, Laposata M. "The timing of a positive test result for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia relative to the platelet count and anticoagulant therapy in 43 consecutive cases." American journal of clinical pathology.. 2003 Apr; 119(4):497-504.
2003 Mar
Refaai MA, Nguyen PN, Cluette-Brown JE, Laposata M. "Ethyl arachidonate is the predominant fatty acid ethyl ester in the brains of alcohol-intoxicated subjects at autopsy." Lipids. 2003 Mar; 38(3):269-73.
2003 Jan
Refaai MA, Laposata M, Van Cott EM. "Clinical significance of a borderline titer in a negative ELISA test for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia." American journal of clinical pathology.. 2003 Jan; 119(1):61-5.
2002 Jan
Refaai MA, Nguyen PN, Steffensen TS, Evans RJ, Cluette-Brown JE, Laposata M. "Liver and adipose tissue fatty acid ethyl esters obtained at autopsy are postmortem markers for premortem ethanol intake." Clinical chemistry. 2002 Jan; 48(1):77-83.
2002
Laposata M, Hasaba A, Best CA, Yoerger DM, McQuillan BM, Salem RO, Refaai MA, Soderberg BL. "Fatty acid ethyl esters: recent observations." Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids.. 2002 67(2-3):193-6.
2001 Apr
Salem RO, Refaai MA, Cluette-Brown JE, Russo JW, Laposata M. "Fatty acid ethyl esters in liver and adipose tissues as postmortem markers for ethanol intake." Clinical chemistry. 2001 Apr; 47(4):722-5.
2000 Oct
Laposata M, Kabakibi A, Walden MP, Cluette-Brown JE, Nanji AA, Refaai MA, Werner J, Nanji AA. "Differences in the fatty acid composition of fatty acid ethyl esters in organs and their secretions." Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research.. 2000 Oct; 24(10):1488-91.

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